A man died in a crash on Interstate 10 East at the Louisa Street exit ramp early Wednesday, New Orleans police said.
Just after midnight, a man was exiting I-10 at Louisa Street in a Mercedes-Benz when his vehicle went off the road and struck a bridge pillar, police said. The car burst into flames.
The New Orleans Fire Department put out the fire. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Orleans Parish coroner will conduct an autopsy to identify the victim and cause of death, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NOPD Traffic Division at 504-658-6215.